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Brusniak Turner Fine Updates 12/6/2021

Posted by John Brusniak | Dec 06, 2021 | 0 Comments


Some Calgary businesses could see property tax hikes of more than 10 per cent next year
Calgary Herald
Property tax hikes for some Calgary businesses could exceed 10 per cent next year, a result of spending increases at city hall and the continued pressure that stubbornly high downtown vacancy rates are putting on municipal finances.


"The Perfect Tax": Land Value Taxation and the Housing Crisis
Brown Political Review
Multiple studies confirm that construction of new housing results in decreased rents, suggesting that weak supply growth can result in higher rents. Despite this fact, cities continue to struggle to incentivize the construction of new housing


Breaking ground: Work begins on Hillman Group's massive distribution building
Rome News Tribune
The first shovelfuls of Georgia red clay symbolized the beginning of what will be a 425,000-square-foot distribution facility by fall 2022. It took several years, a lot of cooperation and vision to get to this point


DoubleTree in Overland Park enters foreclosure after Covid knocks down appraisal
Kansas City Business Journal
A property value reappraisal after the pandemic's arrival cut the DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City's value by about 45%. The Overland Park venue isn't alone, as reappraisals nationwide hit hotel properties reeling from Covid-19.


Sen. Steven Roberts Fights for Seniors Overburdened by Rising Property Taxes
Missouri Senate
Senate Bill 715 would allow taxing jurisdictions to offer property tax credits to qualified seniors equal to the growth in property tax liability since the taxpayer turned 65

Cole County Commission, assessor spar over assessment figures
News Tribune
A contentious relationship between the Cole County Commission and the county assessor bubbled to the surface this week in heated exchanges during preliminary work on the 2022 budget


Do or die: Group files final appeal for property tax reform
The Real Deal
Nearly two years after a mid-level appeals court tossed a suit that calls New York City's property tax system discriminatory, the advocacy group behind the case is asking the state's top court to rescue it


Texas comptroller seeks to hide some details of controversial tax break program from public
Houston Chronicle 
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is proposing to reduce the information his office collects on the state's largest corporate..

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak, Jr. is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...


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